I’m reading a book in Borders, minding my own business, until the conversation nearby became too compelling. The bloke beside me was freshly single, and his female companion was trying to lure him with an offer to make him dinner; but he’s a hard man to please…
Her: “How about a nice risotto?”
Him: “I don’t eat pasta or rice or bread. Carbohydrates take 12 hours to break down in the body.”
Her: “How about a nice steak?”
Him: “I don’t eat red meat…”
Him: “…or poultry…”
They settled on a nice salad, with no beans, and no booze; these upset his delicate constitution. I heard all about his pescetarianism, his lactose intolerance, and his wild forays into veganism. He finished his tirade with, “I’m very careful about what I put into my body.” Then he excused himself and went outside for a cigarette…
What are some of your bad habits – especially those quirky, hypocritical, dare I say non-skeptical ones?
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